Observation 53707: Descolea gunnii (Massee) E. Horak.
When: 2010-06-26
No herbarium specimen

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These,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-09-26 05:06:32 MDT (-0600)

Are much larger than any Pholiotina species, The genus Descolea is a distinct species in New Zealand and Australia and is readily recognizable, it only occurs naturally in the southern hemisphere.

Why?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-09-26 02:36:25 MDT (-0600)

If the two genera (and I can’t recall hearing of Descolea before) look this much alike, how did you tell them apart?

Yes,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-09-26 00:41:31 MDT (-0600)

I guess the macroscopic form does resemble Pholiotina, this is definitely Descolea though.

These look like Pholiotina to me. Look at the rings!
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-09-25 23:46:58 MDT (-0600)

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